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Law and Power

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Part of the Law and Philosophy Library book series (LAPS, volume 90)

Abstract

The fifth chapter resumes the discussion of the relationship between law and power, while power is now conceptualized through the notion of institution. Attention is now devoted to sociology of law and sociological doctrines. Kelsen’s solution thus appears more promising, once however power is no longer related to facticity or coercion or sanction, but rather to institutional facts and institutions.

Keywords

Political Power Distributive Justice Social Reality Legal Order Legal Norm 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Università degli Studi “Magna Graecia” di CatanzaroCatanzaroItaly
  2. 2.The University of HullHullUK

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